Sleepy Eye (Minn.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1471
Overview The Clifford (Cliff) Anderson collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Anderson and Percy Lingen during the winter of 1987. In the interview, Anderson, a science teacher in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, discussed his experiences working as a bargaining agent for his local teachers’ union. He mentioned the impact of state legislation upon contract negotiations, and Anderson noted the thanklessness and difficulties incumbent upon those who...
Dates: 1987-02-09; 1987-02-24
Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1470
Overview The Marv Berg collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript for an oral history interview conducted between Berg and Percy Lingen during the winter of 1987. In the interview, Berg discussed his experiences on the Board of Education in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota where he had served for five years with one year as the board’s chairperson. He noted the importance of personalities during negotiations and that financial concerns are the most significant topics addressed by school boards....
Dates: 1987-02-05; 1987-02-16
Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0133
Overview The reminiscences proved within the LeRoy G. Davis collection pertain to his family’s migration from Wisconsin to Minnesota and the food they ate. He reminisced about his childhood on a farm near Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, and his occupations in Redwood County teaching second grade and his time at the law office of J. M. Thompson in Sleepy Eye. He discussed his education at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota and at Hamline University in St. Paul before a shortage of economic funds forced him...
Collection — Half hollinger box 01
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0132
Overview The Peter Geschwind collection consists of items pertaining to his work in the Sleepy Eye, Minnesota as well as some personal items. The collection contains The Charter of the City of Sleepy Eye with appended ordinances through 1907, manuscripts written by Geschwind about his views concerning the Ku Klux Klan and more specifically the Klan in southern Texas, and an undated photograph of Geschwind. Additionally, the collection contains numerous documents ranging from land deeds, to the will of...
Collection — Hollinger box 01
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0129
Overview The Elizabeth Scobie papers consist of positive photographic copies of her five volume (441L) unpublished history of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. Included are copies of some research material, five plat maps of Evan, Minnesota dated 1896-1904, and information about politics, life, and religion in Sleepy Eye.